Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 3 - Retro Graphics and Sound

Photo: Fjölnir Ásgeirsson / CC BY

Stian and Danny talk about the appeal of retro graphics and try to define what old school graphics are, on this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels. Most people think of pixels and sprites, but how about those clunky old polygons? The guys also talk about why retro games has such catchy and memorable songs and melodies, and why the SNES destroyed the Genesis in sound quality. Lastly Stian and Danny reminisce about Street Fighter, and talk about their memories of playing what was the most popular game of it's time.

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